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Rhythm Disturbances After Ventricular Septal Defects

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kevin O. Maher, MD, Emory University Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: May 1, 2014
Last verified: May 2014

We would like to conduct a retrospective chart review examining the incidence of surgical heart block in children treated in the Cardiac Service Line at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. We would like to look at the last 30 surgical heart block cases seen at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. We will collect the following information on each patient:

Patient Date of Birth Date of the surgical procedure

Weight of the patient at the time of surgery Concomitant Diagnoses Need for permanent pacemaker Outcome of pacing (i.e. pacing successful)

We hope to look at each data element in order to determine potential risks factors for surgical heart block. By identifying the risk factors, the investigator hopes to establish a training program regarding surgical avoidance of certain areas of the heart (if possible) and education regarding pacemaker follow-up.

Each patient will be given a unique study number. The patient's name, social security number, medical record number or initials will not be used in our research database.

Heart Block After Surgery

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Rhythm Disturbances After Ventricular Septal Defects

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Further study details as provided by Kevin O. Maher, MD, Emory University:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: December 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients with heart block after surgery -

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00208624

United States, Georgia
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Principal Investigator: Kevin Maher, MD Emory University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kevin O. Maher, MD, Principal Investigator, Emory University Identifier: NCT00208624     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 04-118
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: May 1, 2014

Keywords provided by Kevin O. Maher, MD, Emory University:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Septal Defects
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular
Heart Block
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Congenital Abnormalities
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Pathologic Processes processed this record on August 18, 2017